Fishing Season: Year around

Mobile Bay - AL

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Temperature 77°



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Capt Dan Kolenich's Tip of the Week

Use a sinking line to get your fly deep if the water on top is muddy. Trout will hit poppers and lighter flies on a floating line when the water is clear.

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Map of Mobile Bay

Tide data

Tidal Conditions

5-Day Outlook as of 7/15/24

The water in the delta has turned muddy and fresh for the winter. Reds and specs have headed for the gulf. Look for birds working to find some surface action.

Techniques & Tips as of 7/15/24

Work your fly slow.

Current Conditions as of 7/15/24

The salt water is headed for the delta. Look for specs and reds in the rivers and docks along the bay as well as along the beaches.

Local Species Available Year around

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    Speckled Trout

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Capt Dan Kolenich's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Kirk's rattle rouser Gold 1/0

Kirk's rattle rouser

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Capt Dan Kolenich's Recommended Gear

Description: About Mobile Bay

Mobile Bay and the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Waters are the open bay, docks along the shores of the bay, and north of I-10 known as the delta.

Nearest Airport:

Mobile, AL or Pensacola, FL

Bait Recommendations:

Pogies and rain minnows.